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525.16 REGISTRATION OF FELONS.
(a) Registration Required; Contents. Registration is required of every person who comes into the City from any point outside of the City, who is living, or has taken up residence within the City, who, within the period of five years prior thereto, has been convicted in any federal court, or the court of any state, of a crime which is a felony under the laws of the United States or which if committed in Ohio would have been a felony under the laws of the State of Ohio. The five year time period begins following the:
(1) Date of such conviction;
(2) Date of release from incarceration arising from such conviction;
(3) Date of release from parole arising from such conviction; or
(4) Date of release from probation arising from such conviction, whichever is later.
Such person shall report to the Division of Police of the City within seventy-two hours after arrival within the boundaries of the City, and shall furnish to the Division of Police, a completed felon registration form signed by such person, the true name of such person and each other name or alias by which such person is or has been known, a full and complete description of himself or herself, and the name of each crime of which he or she shall have been convicted, together with the name of the place where each such crime was committed, the name under which he or she was convicted, and the date of the conviction thereof, the name, if any, and the location of each prison, reformatory or other penal institution in which he or she shall have been confined as punishment therefor, together with the locator or address of his or her residence, living quarters in the City, and each one thereof, if any, or the address or location of his or her intended residence or living quarters in the City, and each one thereof, with a description of the character of such place, whether a hotel, apartment house, dwelling house, or otherwise, giving the street number thereof, if any, or any description of the address or location thereof as will so identify the same as to make it possible of location, and the length of time for which he or she expects or intends to reside within the territory or boundaries of the City. Each subsequent felony conviction requires re-registration with the Division of Police.
(b) Photographs and Fingerprints. Every person registering in accordance with subsection (a) hereof shall be photographed and fingerprinted by police personnel, and such photograph and fingerprints shall be made a part of the permanent records of the Division of Police.
(c) Resident Felons. Every person residing within the City, at the time this section becomes effective, who has been convicted within such five-year period, in any such court, of any crime set forth in subsection (a) hereof, shall, within seventy-two hours from and after the effective date hereof, furnish to the Police, a completed felon registration form signed by such person, all of the information required to be furnished under the provisions of subsection (a) hereof, together with photograph and fingerprints provided for in subsection (b) hereof and together with the occupation or employment in which such person is not now engaged, the name of the employer, the business engaged in by such employer and the nature and character thereof.
(d) Change of Address Report. In the event that any person specified as required to register shall change his or her place of residence, stopping place or living quarters to any new or different place or places within the City, other than the last place reported to Police Records in such report hereinabove provided for such person shall within five (5) business days after removing himself or herself from the place of abode first given, notify Police Records of such change of address by completing a change of address form, and shall furnish in such written statement to Police Records his or her new address and each one thereof.
(e) False Report. No person required by any provision of this section to furnish any report, shall furnish in such report any false or fictitious address or furnish in making any such report, any false, untrue or misleading information or statement relating to any information required to be made or furnished.
(f) Failure to Report. No person required by any provision of this section to furnish any report or information shall fail, neglect or refuse to make such report, or to furnish any such information, photograph or fingerprints, or shall fail, neglect or refuse to render or furnish the same within the time prescribed or shall fail, neglect or refuse to furnish to the Division of Police, within such time, any information, photograph or fingerprints required to be furnished by any provision of this section or shall furnish any false, untrue or misleading information on or statement relating to any information required to be made or furnished.
(g) Exceptions. Nothing in this section shall be deemed or construed to apply to any person who has or shall have received a pardon for each such crime whereof he or she shall have been convicted or had such felony conviction expunged by process of law.
(h) Privacy. All reports, records, photographs and fingerprints take pursuant to this section shall be subject to applicable provisions of the Ohio Public Records Act and applicable City ordinances and/or Charter language.
(i) Violations. Whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the first degree.
(Ord. 05-270. Passed 12-20-05.)
(Ord. 05-270. Passed 12-20-05.)